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Prueba de GCH cuantitativa en sangre - Results

Nombres alternativos

Beta-GCH cuantitativa; Gonadotropina coriónica humana cuantitativa en sangre; Beta-GCH- cuantitativa en sangre; Beta-GCH cuantitativa repetida; Beta-GCH seriada; Prueba de embarazo cuantitativa en sangre.

Valores normales:

Los niveles de GCH se elevan rápidamente durante el primer trimestre del embarazo y luego descienden ligeramente.

Significado de los resultados anormales:

Los niveles superiores a lo normal pueden indicar:

Los niveles inferiores a lo normal pueden indicar:

  • Reviewed last on: 11/21/2010
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine and Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Webster RA. Reproductive function and pregnancy. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2006:chap 25.

Lee P, Pincus MR, McPherson RA. Diagnosis and management of cancer using serologic tumor markers. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2006:chap 74.

Morrison LJ. General approach to the pregnant patient. In: Marx JA, Hockberger RS, Walls RM, et al, eds. Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 175.

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